Sr. Administrator, Database

Job ID:266629
Information Technology
Orlando, FL

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JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for providing technical leadership and enterprise Database administration within the database group; which includes designing, creating, and maintaining databases. Provides guidance to programming staff on SQL, indexing, stored procedures, etc. to ensure high performance of production databases.


  • Primary technical contact for all Database design, and support. Implements complex database designs for the core enterprise applications, including software installation, creation, tuning, and management of all production and non-production databases.
  • Work closely with programmers, reviews SQL code, and provides direction on effective efficient queries, appropriate indexing, and overall integrity to insure a high performance environment.
  • Establishes and recommends policies on database use and services.
  • Optimizes database access, and allocates database resources for optimum configuration and performance.
  • Provides technical leadership and mentors junior administrators.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Must be able to demonstrate detailed technical knowledge in the following areas:

  • Database Administration on Linux and Windows
  • Database performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Database backup and recovery techniques
  • Database upgrades and patches

In-Depth knowledge in two or more of the following areas:

  • IBM DB2
  • Open Platform RDBMs
  • Open Platform NoSQL
  • Microsoft SQL

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree is required Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university.

EXPERIENCE: 5-7 Years: Database management, data analysis and problem resolution required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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